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Sep 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
robbers in michigan barreled down the road attempting to avoid police in a rental strucks. the suspects weaved through traffic tossing money from the truck as police pursued. officers retrieved some of the cash before ending the chase and arresting two men. >>> in the the nation's capital in what looked more like a scene from a hollywood action movie, a team of specialists rappelled down the washington monument wednesday to inspect the damage done to the 555 marble structure by last month's earthquake. national park service officials hope to announce a timetable for repairing and reopening the monument. >>> finally, in maryland, two le to roam. the former house pets were collared in a park by animal control officers who figured the pigs were malnourished and in danger to hurt. they are living in a shelter until someone comes forward to adopt them. >> dare i say they are adorable? >> return to msnbc meteorologist d dominica davis. >>> let's start out with the national forecast. we are still dealing with the same weather system. it has been the same story pretty much all week long. above-
Sep 14, 2011 1:00pm EDT
by the gentleman from new york, mr. reed, as the proponent and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, as the opponent. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new york. mr. reed: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. reed: madam speaker, i also ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the subjectle of bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. . mr. reed: madam speaker, i am pleased to offer this resolution of disapproval of the request from the president of the united states to borrow an additional $1.5 trillion. dealing with this national debt is one of the primary reasons why i ran for congress. it is to stop the endless borrowing of washington, d.c., on the backs of our children and our grandchildren. i am also pleased to offer it in the house as a demonstration of a commitment to ending the decades' old borrow and spend practices and mentality that runs rampant here in washington. our national
Sep 26, 2011 2:00am PDT
him. the other straw poll was in michigan. mitt romney blew everyone away there with 51% of the vote. perry got just 17%. romney, by the way, is from michigan and he won the state's primary in 2008. >>> two americans will be waking up in the united states this morning after they were freed in iran. josh fattal and shane bauer stepped off a plane in new york. they were arrested in iran in 2009 after allegedly hiking over the border from iraq. they told reporters they were hostages, not prisoners. held in almost complete isolation. >> from the very start the only reason we have been held hostage is because we are american. >> every time we complained about our conditions, the guards would immediately remind us of comparable conditions at guantanamo bay, remind us of cia prisons in other parts of the world and conditions iranians experience in prisons in u.s. >> the two talked about how they heard the screams of other inmates and what they called a total sham of a trial. >>> let's head to atlanta now and economic in with meteorologist reynolds wolf is in today. >> you never know exactly
Sep 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
. that could be tragic. >> and of course perry will not win wisconsin or minnesota. he won't win michigan. he wouldn't win pennsylvania. he wouldn't win new jersey. he wouldn't win any of these swing states. >> he's not a blue state guy. no doubt about it. >> all right. mike murphy, stay with us. george pataki -- >> thank you. >> thank you so much for being here. come back soon if you will. >> sure will. >> all right. >> he's in the green room. >> we have standing by former president alvero rebay of colombia to discuss this week's united nations summit. also joining him the president of georgia and nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. up next former governor jennifer granholm and her husband with their new book. also "the washington post" eugene robinson. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. [ hayden ] what's the best way to hide your breakouts? a dab of concealer here... a flurry of powder there. what if there was a makeup that didn't just hide your breakouts... but actually made them go away. neutrogena skin clearing makeup. it has our proven blemish fighti
Sep 27, 2011 12:00pm CDT
with a few showers on thursday the wind will run down the length of lake michigan and feed rainshowers into chicago friday friday night and saturday even as those western suburbs clear out to get some frost over the weekend ... some areas will get another inch of rain at the beginning of this weekend and looking at the temperatures ... it is warmer to the north of us in saskatchewan and ontario than it is here in chicago but that will change ... the wind in the city is relatively common right now but there will be gusts occurring the daytime high is nine degrees below normal it's more likely it october. the high-temperature today 62 degrees is a 40 percent chance that a thunderstorm popping up somewhere in the metropolitan area tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with morning fog and drizzle and sporadic rains throughout the day with the high temperatures 67 degrees. it will be 57 friday and saturday it's time now for today's trivia which officer in the u.s. army is nicknamed a full bird this one works. ooh, the price sure doesn't. i'm tired of shopping around. [ sigh ] too bad you
Sep 26, 2011 8:00am PDT
-runner's status this weekend. mitt romney won michigan straw poll by a 3-1 margin over perry. now, romney's father served as michigan governor in the '60s making the son somewhat of a home state favorite. in florida, herman cain took top billing. he drew twice as many votes as perry, with romney in third place. cain says he won because voters are beginning to notice his 999 tax plan. here's how he explains it. >> my plan is bold because it throws out the tax code and imposes a business flat tax of 9%, personal flat tax of 9%, national sales tax of 9%. it replaces all of the taxes that people are now having to grapple with and it provides search engine to the business community which is what they're looking for in order to grow this economy. >> governor perry jumped into the race for the gop nomination. that was just six weeks ago. instantly topped the polls but critics say that perry's debate performances have been kind of shaky, leaning to some doubts. >>> well, in 3 1/2 hours we're going to get new details on the washington monument and perhaps when it's going to reopen to tourists. it's been cl
Sep 30, 2011 9:00am EDT
. michigan being one of them. i mean, governor romney is one of his home state, place where his dad was governor, three-term governor, place where he has a really great connection to. if we can put a couple of those states like michigan, wisconsin, put indiana back into play, that's going to make the map a very, very difficult for this white house. >> when it comes to the primary campaign, though, there's been some speculation about how serious you guys are going to compete in iowa. how serious you're going to compete in iowa. >> we're going to play in iowa. the governor will be back there several times campaigning. there will be debates in iowa where we'll be competing in all those debates. this race is -- one thing we've seen, it is a very fluid race and we've seen numbers bouncing around all over the place. we're going to be available and ready to campaign at any state and in order to get the nomination. >> you brought up the general election. i want to play this ad that you guys have out on perry this morning and ask you about it on the other side. here it is. >> who supports go
Sep 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
of michigan, missouri, and texas, but not here. the relief is due to sharp decline in crude oil prices. the national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.51 per gallon, down from a high of $3.98 in early may. the national average is $3.50, down 9 cents from just a week ago. d.c.'s average is right around $3.62 a gallon, down from $3.73. virginia is the cheapest in our area. a gallon costs $3.36, 8 cents cheaper from a week ago. maryland is down 9 cents from $3.53 to now $3.44. over in west virginia, drivers are paying $3.59, down from $3.64. we have more good news. analysts are predicting that by november we may be paying as little as $3.25 for gasoline. tracee wilkins, live this morning in capitol heights where the gas prices here are $3.41 for regular. back to you all in the studio. >> not bad, tracee. thank you. >>> also dropping mortgage rates. they have fallen below 4%. the united states has not seen rates this low since world war ii. we, however, are not seeing a huge refinancing or buying boom because many americans are worried about buying because of the economy, and man
Sep 24, 2011 3:00am PDT
in michigan, another state moving up its primary position in the race for the white house. results of the straw poll there, they come out tomorrow morning. t.j. >> thanks to our paul steinhauser and president obama has an important night, a speech to the congressional black caucus. the caucus has been critical of the white house for the way he has handled the issue of jobs, unemployment among african-americans was almost 17% last month. eight minutes past the hour. a passionate plea from the palestinians for their own state. you see the president there requested it. it's a largely symbolling move since the united states said they would veto the move. a short time after abbas spoke, benjamin netanyahu had a chance to fire back. listen to both sides. >> translator: this is a moment of truth. our people are waiting to hear the answer of the world. will it allow israel to continue the last occupation in the world? >> the palestinians should first make peace with israel and then get their state. >> behind the scenes negotiators put together a rough time line for further peace talks betw
Sep 26, 2011 4:00am PDT
formed on lake michigan spawned by al of cool autumn air and warm lake waters. there were no reports of injuries or damage. >> just where relike to see them, offshore. >>> let's look at the morning road conditions. rain drenches i-95 from richmond to miami. i-20 from south carolina to alabama. and parts of i-10 from jacksonville to new orleans. i-94 from milwaukee to the twin cities. slick in the pacific northwest. >>> if you're flying, airport delays possible in chicago, detroit, atlanta, and charlotte. >>> the two freed hikers are waking up on american soil for the first time in two years. >> after arriving in new york yesterday, josh fattal and shane baaer blasted the iranian government. >> reporter: they gave the first gripping details of a long, cruel imprisonment. >> we had to go on hunger strike repeatedly just to receive letters from our loved ones. many times -- too many times, we heard the skreems of other prisoners being beaten. there was nothing we could do to help them. solitary confinement was the worst experience of all of our lives. >> reporter: though treated better
Sep 29, 2011 4:00am PDT
in critical but stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> bank robbers in michigan barrelled down the road, attempting to avoid police in a rental truck. the suspects weaved through traffic, tossing money from the truck as police pursued. officers retrieved some of the cash before ending the chase and arresting two men. >>> in the nation's capital in what looked like a scene from a hollywood action movie a team of specialists repelled down the washington monument wednesday to i spect the damage done to the 550-foot marble structure by last month's earthquake. they hope to announce a timetable by mid-october for repairing and reopening the monument. >>> and finally, in maryland, two pot-pellied pigs are no longer free to roam. the former house pets were collared in a park by animal control officers who feared the pigs were malnourished and in danger of being hurt. the animals are now living in a shelter until someone comes forward to adopt them. >>> for a look at your national and regional weather domenica davis from wnbc 4 new york. she has your forecast. good morning to you, dome
Sep 29, 2011 4:30am EDT
multiple times but listed in stable but critical condition. >>> bank robbers in michigan barrelled down the road, attempting to avoid police in a rental truck. the suspects weaved through traffic, tossing money from the truck as police pursued. officers retrieved some of the cash before ending the chase and arresting two men. >>> in the nation's capital in what looked like a scene from a hollywood action movie a team of specialists repelled down the washington monument wednesday to inspect the damage done to the 5 50-foot marble structure by last month's earthquake. they hope to announce a timetable by mid-october for repairing and reopening the monument. >>> in iowa. one woman is getting a big green thumbs up from her community. she single-handedly transformed a city park to landscaping and sculpture. she does it on her own time and has become known as the park lady. >>> for a look at your national and regional weather dough men ka davis from wnbc 4 new york. good morning, good to see you. >> good to see you, too. we're still dealing with the same old weather across the east coast. onc
Sep 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on to michigan, which is holding its own straw poll on sunday. in florida, michele bachmann needed to show she is still a top tier candidate. >> i have no doubt president obama will be a one-term president. >> reporter: and for the others, florida is a fight for survival. >> barack obama has been the best food stamp president in american history. >> this is the most important election in your lifetime. >> this economy is on life support. >> reporter: the trail to 2012, getting shorter, but not easier. brian moore, nbc news. >>> again, herman cane won the straw poll. rick perry came in second, mitt romney came in third. more than 2,600 people voted in that straw poll today. >>> prosecutors in italy asked an appeals judge to put amanda knox in jail for the rest of her life. knox and her ex-boyfriend were accused of killing her roommate. both maintain their innocence. knox's lawyers say key evidence was tampered with, at her last trial knox was sentenced to 26 years. prosecutors are fighting for longer prison terms, a longer prison term. a verdict is expected in about two weeks. >>> some of the w
Sep 10, 2011 11:30pm PDT
touchdown passes as the ducks turn the school board into a pinball machine, 69-20. >>> michigan and notre dame sporting throwback unis. it was a classic, michigan came back from a 27-7 deficit and completed this pass to roy roundtree with two seconds left. roundtree only needs to get 1 foot down. he does that. wolverines 2-0. the irish 0-2. >>> 84-year-old penn state coach paterno in the box, the lions picked a field goal but it was all alabama after that. richardson with a 13-yard 4th quarter run for six. the crimson tide a 27-11 winner. >>> ohio state is supposed to bead toledo, especially at home. the buckeyes trailed as late as the 4th quarter before pulling it out. this one's an important momentum changer in the third. field takes a bunt. he won't be stopped until he goes to the end zone. ohio state hangs on 27-22. >>> defending national champion auburn taking to the limit. the tigers and mississippi state back and forth all day, the quarterback chris rough hits the helmet of bell. the ball goes to mcneal, mcneal goes 43 yards for a score, it came down to this, second and goal for th
Sep 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
alters tone and tactics." here is one twitter message -- host: doreen, clinton township, michigan. caller: first off, i will vote for president obama. i think he is the most connected president we have ever had. second of all, i am sick and tired of people blaming him for this mess. he did not create this mess, congress created this mess. those people, spending our money, which they should not have been, i think that he needs to get tougher. mr. boehner is nothing but a pompous idiot. he did nothing to help our president. i am sick and tired of what is happening in congress. host: we are running out of time. i will jump in ike -- i will jump in here so that we can get more viewpoints in. you can leave a comment on our c-span page on facebook. here is one -- host: pat, for the duck, california. caller: i believe that he is trying to do everything that he can for the country. mitch mcconnell and all of the rest of the republicans, they need to sit down and try to work together. which president obama has tried to do for some time. it is to the point now where he is a little frustrated. peopl
Sep 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
of a bloomfield, michigan cruiser. he moved the hands to in front of him. he emptied his pockets which contained heroin. then he used his mouth to loosen the handcuffs. let's time it to see how long it takes him to take off the cuffs. left alone in the cruiser with the radio on, alexander gnawed, salivated and tugged for a mere 17 seconds before the cuff came off. he kept looking around for the officer. you could almost see him think. while we're at it, shouldn't the suspect be wearing a seatbelt? then the minor detail, how he opened the window. the barrier between the front and back was left open. he crawled into the front seat. watch the light change as he presses the button, opening the rear window. this cruiser was cuffed. a burglar in utah went out there a moving police car. when he threw himself out, he was not seriously hurt. he was recovered. his freddie mercury moment short lived. ♪ i've got to break free >>> all right, this morning presidential candidates spanning across the country from the east coast to the west and smack in the middle of the heartland. we are following them every
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Sep 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT
-level low pressure system that has been producing waterspouts over portions of lake michigan, that will be bringing in cool temperatures. tomorrow a high of 60 in chicago. we do have a potential for severe weather from this storm system across western portions of tennessee and arkansas. we'll continue to monitor that throughout the evening today. >> heather: we have video of waterspouts. pretty amazing stuff. >> gregg: very happy day in new york city. wanted to take a look at camera shot in manhattan. this is the news conference where the two american hikers who had been inside iranian prison for the better part of two years. they will be speaking shortly. they are finally on american soil. sarah shourd may be there. we're going to be live inside that news conference as soon as it begins. >> heather: exciting day for them. growing concerns over the shaky global economy. how close to the u.s. to a double-dip recession and could europe's debt crisis be brought in. >> and a hells angel leader killed. we'll tell you why cops are declaring it a state of emergency in that area. [ m
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Sep 5, 2011 12:00pm PDT
obama at a labor day event speaking before a crowd in detroit, michigan. we'll have much more on what vice president biden had to say. perhaps he will talk more about the jobs situation as we heard from president obama earlier. in the meantime, there's a live shot for you. as the vice president speaks we'll bring you anything that he has to say of any substance, a little later. >> heather: hello i'm heather childers welcome to a new hour of america's news headquarters. >> gregg: and i'm gregg jarrett. jobs and more jobs. in what is being described as a preview of the president's speech, that he will be delivering this thursday to congress, the president telling union members today in detroit, the time for washington games is over. congress needs to move quickly to create jobs. on this labor day the president touting his efforts to save the auto industry. >> the president: we said that american auto workers could once again build the best cars in the world. [ cheering and applause ] >> the president: so we stood by the auto industry. and we made some tough choices that were necessary t
Sep 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
's in michigan. it's been roged. the pharmacist pulls out a gun. scares the thieves away. instead of being hailed as a hero, the pharmacist got fired. he's suing walgreen's. it's a complicated one. >> it is. >>> and the 3-year-old dolled up as a pretty woman, a la julia roberts. her mother takes on the critics who say, her daughter looks too sexy, too soon. >> people will be weighing in on that. >>> and then j. lo. she gave her fans a thrill of a lifetime. >>> first to the attempted heist caught on tape. a pharmacist foiling a robbery. apparently saving the day. why did he lose his job? dan harris has more on the incident and why the man is now suing walgreengreenwalgreens. >> on the video tape, you'll see a night shift nightmare play out in real l me and you can decide whether an employee was reckless or heroic. it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video of a walgreens fapharmacy. it's 4:30 in the morning. the pharmacist is sorting medications behind the unter. two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately, they start pointing their guns at one of the workers. then they take a second
Sep 25, 2011 11:00am PDT
be shaped by what happens this weekend in florida and in michigan, earlier today, mitt romney won the straw poll at michigan's republican conference. of 681 votes cast, romney captured 51% and rick perry was a distant second with 16%. and then in that florida straw poll yesterday as we mentioned herman cain was the winner collecting 37% of the vote. rick perry came in second but way back behind cain and romney was just behind perry. ca his n says his win shows he cannot be ignored. political blogger danielle blotten, joins us. some were willing to say this was a two-man race between romney and perry. herman cain's win in florida, the straw poll, how much of a game changer is this? >> you know, as exciting as this probably is for herman cain and people who support him this is a poll that people pay to vote in. the most motivated insiders and activists who basically want to send a message to governor rick perry about his poor performance in the most recent debate and about some of the other concerns they've had about him. he didn't really campaign as vigorously as cain did in florida. cain di
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Sep 22, 2011 3:00pm PDT
michigan had been in the race. he had been for several months campaigning and spending time criticizing mitt romney. today he announce he will withdrawal his candidacy. he failed to meet criteria for participation in tonight's debate, failed to attract attention and money. the race is now over and he says he will continue to work from congress on his consecutive principles there is speculation not withstanding his criticism of mitt romney ultimately that is where his support may rest. bret? >> bret: all right, carl. by the way, happy birthday. we will celebrate with a big debate tonight. how about that? >> reporter: thanks, bret. i appreciate it. >> bret: president obama resumes his push for his new stimulus plan today. appearing in cincinnati, ohio. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler reports the president's back-to-work agenda involved working over some republican leaders. >> reporter: the president took the campaign for american jobs act to aging bridge that connects the home state of the republican leaders of the house and senate. he called them out by nam
Sep 27, 2011 3:00pm PDT
? >> there is indeed a rebound. even though you see michigan has above average unemployment, some of the other areas of the midwest, you see unemployment near or even below the national average. that's being driven by manufacturing. >> ifill: actually something is coming back. it's just not now. other places are feeling the back wash of the same issues we've been talking about. >> that's right. >> ifill: okay. dante, the increased foreclosures, it seems to me in some way they must deal with some of the numbers we've been hearing about increased poverty. is there a connection? >> well i think that the increased foreclosures i'm not sure how much they're leading to increased poverty numbers but they're leading to the increased unemployment numbers. i think that it's hard for people to understand. foreclosures are bad in a lot of ways. they're a huge psychological factor in how you spend money. i go to these communities and visit them. you had an entire economy that was built on housing. so i did like carpent rework and somebody else did hvac work. we made a lot of money during the boom and we were tra
Sep 12, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to a story we are are following out of michigan. you know, some might call one walgreens employee a hero after he pulled a gun on armed rob rers in may. the robbers took off, no one was hurt. but walgreens apparently didn't think there was anything heroic about it it at all. in fact, the company fired this man. now that employee was a pharmacist. he is now suing. as part of the case, we're getting video surveillance of the entire thing as it went down. here is reporter steve patterson of affiliate wzzm. >> i feared for my life. >> reporter: in may, two armed men entered a walgreens in benton harbor where jer huven worked. they take a manager hostage and push him to the back of the store. >> the gunman repeatly attempted to fire upon me. >> reporter: in this edited security footage, given to wzzm 13 news from huven's attorney, you can see a masked man leap over the counter, weapon drawn. >> in self-defense, i fired my weapon. >> reporter: and the crooks ran off. in a press conference on wednesday, the pharmacist says he has hey permit for the weapon but was fired a week later. >> mr. huve
Sep 29, 2011 6:30pm PDT
're watching for tomorrow: the university of michigan issues its final take on consumer sentiment for september. we'll ask legendary investor warren buffett for his take on the economy and the markets, and we wrap up wall street's third quarter with standard and poor's strategist sam stovall. he's our friday "market monitor" guest. a japanese auto supplier has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $200 million fine to settle a criminal price-fixing scam that ran partly out of detroit. the settlement was announced today by the u.s. department of justice. three furukawa executives have also agreed to plead guilty and serve prison time in the u.s. ranging from 12 to 18 months. it's the government's first charges as a result of its ongoing international investigation of price fixing in the auto parts industry. >> tom: a group of privacy advocates wants uncle sam to investigate facebook. the american civil liberties union and the electronic privacy information center are among the nine groups asking the federal trade commission to look into how the social networking giant collects data about its users' o
Sep 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
in north michigan, it thinned out and a change in the direction of the wind. now low pressure has been driving this front and it can get stalled somewhere around pennsylvania new jersey and new york and we expect a frontal system that will stick out in the ocean and it will move up to new york and go back towards pennsylvania kind of spin around for a couple of days. now the bulk of the shower activity will be to our north and will be close enough for the baltimore area, we may see a shower or two, maybe even monday, wish i had better news. now ophelia has really gotten strong this afternoon, the good news is, it is picking up speed and there is bermuda, it is not in the cone of the hurricane force winds, based on the current track it will pass east to bermuda, strongest winds and now you see an inch of rain and a few squalled showers, this storm will eventually weaken it is a gets to cooler water and felipe will disorganize and it is moving to the north but expect it to also die out. low pressure over erie pennsylvania moving towards new york, just kinds of hanging out there and yes,
Sep 14, 2011 12:00pm CDT
located at 5 05 north michigan avenue here in chicago ... the recipe is on our web siteúm03p7@d8[ú08@1>we're looking at that canadian coal their frontld air fronmt.. it will be chilly the next couple of days but it will warm up over the weekend with a chance of showers sunday into monday. we're looking at all of the cloud cover later in the week the wind will cost 20 mi. per hour or more overnight ... the wind will die down tomorrow night setting up frosty conditions ... temperatures will rebound on saturday we will be up to 70 degrees well into the '70s by sunday ... we will be getting a warm air mass c
Sep 15, 2011 1:00am EDT
. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan. mr. levin: i yield myself 30 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. levin: i want to say to the gentleman from texas, i disagree with his position but i respect it. . i can understand those who voted no will now vote yes. what is not understandable is that those on the republican side who voted yes now voting no. i now yield four minutes to our distinguished whip, mr. steny hoyer from the proud state of maryland. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from maryland is recognized for four minutes. mr. hoyer: i thank the gentleman for yielding. the previous speaker voted to go deeply into debt. frankly, i voted for some of those programs myself. two which were to support the efforts in afghanistan and iraq. we didn't pay for them. as has been said, i didn't vote for it initial, but i think it's a -- initially, but i think it's a good program. we made it better. the prescription drug program, the gentleman wasn't here when we passed tha but we didn't pay for it. and he's correct, it does
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